How many times have you sat despairing in the quagmire that is unrequited love? These feelings of confusion are practically a gay rite of passage. You should really stop buying so many books. Why've you bought this many books? We first learn about these constrictions as teenagers crushing on unavailable straight guys, and these gut-wrenching and soul-breaking infatuations, more often than not, end drenched in disappointment, rejection, and pangs of loneliness. In fact, quite the opposite.
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By Patrick Smith. I have a confession to make: I like Glee, the preposterously camp, all-singing, all-dancing US import shown on E4. I'm not the only straight man to feel this way, though: a quick straw poll of my male friends and neighbours revealed that half of them secretly enjoyed the first series. So what's its secret?
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Former adult actor talks to The Independent about leaving the industry on health grounds after using erectile dysfunction drugs too much. Zeischegg landed himself a career in porn essentially because he needed a job while he was in school. After a former girlfriend introduced him to various adult producers and directors in Los Angeles, Zeischegg was able to carve out a successful career for himself in the industry. Zeischegg says that despite the disparity in pay between the sexes, he thinks men still have the upper hand financially as they are able to work more. If we're talking about straight porn, the guys can work for the same company over and over again.
Especially as we get older, men often have fewer close male friendships. Worst of all, this lack of close relationships could be very, very bad for us. Prolonged loneliness can have serious consequences for cognition, emotion, behavior, and health —and may even speed up physiological aging. Ironically, as we start our journey to becoming men, some of us become preoccupied by worries about not fully reaching some manly ideal.